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What’s on TV Wednesday: ‘Riverdale’ on The CW; ‘America’s Got Talent’ on NBC; ‘Archer’ on FXX

Two young men sit in chairs next to each other in front of a desk in a cluttered office.
Casey Cott, left, and KJ Apa in a new episode of “Riverdale” on The CW.
(The CW)

The prime-time TV grid is on hiatus in print. You can find more TV coverage at: latimes.com/whats-on-tv.

SERIES

Big Brother (N) 8 p.m. CBS

America’s Got Talent Five of the 11 acts from the previous show move on to the finals. 8 p.m. NBC

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Riverdale After she discovers there is palladium underneath her maple groves, Cheryl (Madelaine Petsch) seeks help from Archie, Kevin, Fangs and Reggie (KJ Apa, Casey Cott, Drew Ray Tanner, Charles Melton). Betty and Alice (Lili Reinhart and Mädchen Amick, who directed this episode) confront a trucker who may have been involved in Polly’s disappearance. Cole Sprouse also stars in this new episode. 8 p.m. The CW

Press Your Luck (N) 8 p.m. ABC

MasterChef Chefs Val Cantu, Jonathan Yao, Sherry Yard and Tanya Holland are seated in a restaurant to judge a battle of the sexes two-course menu. Then, after a Mystery Box challenge judged by French chef Ludo Lefebvre, the contestants are challenged to make two elevated French Bistro-style dishes in this new two-hour episode. 8 p.m. Fox

House Calls With Dr. Phil (N) 9 p.m. CBS

Family Game Fight! (N) 9 p.m. NBC

In the Dark (N) 9 p.m. The CW

The $100,000 Pyramid Kal Penn versus Kathy Najimy and Neil deGrasse Tyson versus Gilbert Gottfried in this new episode. 9 p.m. ABC

9/11: One Day in America At Ground Zero, two ex-Marines and an ex-paramedic join forces to search for survivors and pull off one of the most miraculous rescues of the day in the finale of the documentary series. 9 p.m. National Geographic

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Superstar Legendary comic Richard Pryor is profiled in this new episode. 10 p.m. ABC

Future of Work In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic this new documentary miniseries examines changes in the contemporary workplace and their long-term impact on workers, employers, educators and communities. The premiere looks at some of the continuing disrupting factors to the world of work, such as artificial intelligence, robotics, platform technology, globalization and labor practices. 10 p.m. KOCE

CMT Crossroads Hip-hop superstar Nelly and country stars Kane Brown, Florida Georgia Line, Blanco Brown & Breland merge their musical styles in performing hit songs in this new episode. 10 p.m. CMT

Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens Despite professional setbacks and creepy auditions, Nora (Awkwafina) stands by Edmund (Bowen Yang) and his new acting career. B.D. Wong, Jennifer Esposito and Lori Tan Chinn also star. 10 p.m. Comedy Central

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Good Trouble As Callie and Gael (Maia Mitchell, Tommy Martinez) struggle to find a way to spend more time together, Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) tries to redeem herself with the Fight Club Girls. Zuri Adele and Sherry Cola also star. 10 p.m. Freeform

American Horror Story: Double Feature (N) 10 p.m. FX

Archer (N) 10 p.m. FXX

Younger Maggie (Debi Mazar) unveils a new art show at an unconventional location, while Clare (Phoebe Dynevor) gives Kelsey (Hilary Duff) a hand at work as their dating lives begin to converge. Sutton Foster, Peter Hermann, Nico Tortorella and Laura Benanti also star. 10 p.m. TV Land

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SPORTS

2021 U.S. Open Tennis Second Round, 9 a.m. ESPN; 3 p.m. ESPN2

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifying Norway versus the Netherlands, 11:30 a.m. ESPN2

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Baseball The New York Yankees visit the Angels, 4 p.m. BSW; the Atlanta Braves visit the Dodgers, 7 p.m. SportsNetLA

College Football Alabama-Birmingham visits Jacksonville State, 4:30 p.m. ESPN

TALK SHOWS

CBS This Morning (N) 7 a.m. KCBS

Today Sportscaster Mike Tirico; professional golfer Collin Morikawa; Marisel Salazar. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC

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KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA

Good Morning America Tory Johnson. (N) 7 a.m. KABC

Good Day L.A. (N) 7 a.m. KTTV

The View Audra McDonald. 10 a.m. KABC

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The Ellen DeGeneres Show Highlights include Machine Gun Kelly, Mickey Guyton, Paula Abdul, Maluma and Justin Bieber. (N) 3 p.m. KNBC

Amanpour and Company (N) 11 p.m. KCET; midnight KVCR

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Jon Hamm; Ozuna; Rojo Perez. 11:34 p.m. KNBC

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert Dr. Jonathan LaPook; Fumi Abe. 11:35 p.m. KCBS

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Jimmy Kimmel Live! Niall Horan; Lizzo; Cristo Fernández; Kane Brown performs; Jonas Brothers. 11:35 p.m. KABC

The Late Late Show With James Corden Clive Owen; James Arthur performs. (N) 12:37 a.m. KCBS

Late Night With Seth Meyers Ethan Hawke; Jodie Comer. 12:37 a.m. KNBC

Nightline (N) 12:37 a.m. KABC

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MOVIES

Instant Family (2018) 9 a.m. FX

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Paramount

The Browning Version (1951) 9:30 a.m. TCM

Antwone Fisher (2002) 10:05 a.m. HBO

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Braveheart (1995) 10:22 a.m. Starz

Sausage Party (2016) 10:30 a.m. FXX

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) 10:31 a.m. Syfy

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Paramount

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Burn After Reading (2008) 11:30 a.m. Showtime

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939) 11:30 a.m. TCM

Skyfall (2012) 12:10 p.m. Epix

Kingdom of Heaven (2005) 1:05 p.m. Encore

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) 1:36 p.m. Syfy

Twister (1996) 2 p.m. Freeform

Tenet (2020) 2 p.m. HBO

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. Paramount

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Kick-Ass (2010) 3 p.m. Showtime

The Natural (1984) 4 p.m. FS1

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) 4:05 p.m. TMC

Forrest Gump (1994) 5 p.m. AMC

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Platoon (1986) 5 p.m. Showtime

The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) 5 p.m. TCM

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) 5:10 p.m. Syfy

The Lobster (2015) 6 p.m. TMC

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Rudy (1993) 6:30 p.m. FS1

The Librarian: Return to King Solomon’s Mines (2006) 6:30 p.m. Ovation

G.I. Jane (1997) 7 p.m. Showtime

They Died With Their Boots On (1941) 7 p.m. TCM

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His Girl Friday (1940) 8 p.m. KVCR

Cast Away (2000) 8 p.m. AMC

I, Tonya (2017) 8 p.m. TMC

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) 8:30 p.m. Syfy

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Detroit (2017) 8:34 p.m. Starz

The Invisible Man (2020) 9:26 p.m. Cinemax

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967) 9:30 p.m. TCM

The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) 9:33 p.m. KVCR

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Road to Perdition (2002) 10 p.m. Epix

Grease (1978) 11 p.m. AMC

TV highlights for Aug. 29-Sept. 4 include the annual ‘CMA Summer Jam,’ a Billie Eilish concert doc and remembrances of the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Movies on TV this week: ‘Lawrence of Arabia: Director’s Cut’ on TCM; ‘Rear Window’ on Showtime; ‘Goodfellas’ on AMC

Movies on TV for the entire week, Aug. 29 - Sept. 4 in interactive PDF format for easy downloading and printing

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TV Grids for the entire week of Aug. 29-Sept. 4 in PDF format for easy downloading and printing

Looking for what to watch on TV? Here are the television listings from the Los Angeles Times in printable PDF files.


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